Can Algorithms Design Buildings?

24 June 2019 – In a recent article for Architect Magazine, I look at the recent flurry of interest in generating building layouts automatically. I investigate why automated design has remained elusive for so many decades and I speculate on where this technology might take the industry.

Here Come Big Tech and the Venture Capitalists

10 May 2019 – In a recent article for Architect Magazine, I investigate why so many entrepreneurs are now taking on the building industry and why investors are pouring money into the sector.

How Coworking Spaces Affect Employees’ Professional Identities

17 April 2019 – The Harvard Business Review recently published our article discussing how coworking spaces shape the professional identities of employees.

SmartGeometry in Sweden and in Space

17 April 2016 – My coverage of SmartGeometry 2016 for Architect Magazine, which featured a lot of robots and talk of building in space.

Spatial Analytics: New Ways of Understanding Architecture at WeWork R&D

16 April 2016 – The first look at how WeWork’s R&D group measures architectural success.

The Underrated Success of Stevens

22 November 2015 – What was being taught there and why was it successful when so many other universities struggle to teach computational design?

The Growing Importance of Research in Practice

24 February 2015 – An article for ARCHITECT magazine where I interview three leading practices about their research.

What’s Next for Autodesk is What’s Next for Architects

19 December 2014 – My latest article for ARCHITECT magazine looks at what Autodesk presented (and didn't present) at Autodesk University this year.

Gender Inequity and Design Technology

9 November 2014 – My latest article for ARCHITECT magazine reveals that while more and more women are becoming architects, very few are becoming design technologists.

Drones, Games, Mathematics, and Urban Design

29 July 2014 – An article for ARCHITECT magazine looking at three of the clusters in this year's SmartGeometry.